US saw a 3.52% growth in terms of value of exports of textiles and apparel, bringing the total value to $ 15.766 billion during the first eight months of 2013, according to the Office of Textiles and Apparel (OTEXA), Department of Commerce.
The Conseil National du Cuir (French National Leather Council) has announced the safety of leather product in France as leather manufacturers, importers and distributers are required to conform to French, European and international regulations, reported Leatherbiz.com.
Bangladesh's readymade garment exports to Chile are likely to rise as the Latin American nation has recently announced duty-free treatment to imports from all the 49 least developed countries (LDCs), including Bangladesh, sources reported.
Spanish textile exports increase 14.7 percent year-on-year during the first eight months of 2013 to reach €7.83 billion, compared to the same period in 2012, as per the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness’ data.
Russian demand for Italian shoes has surged by 18% to 4.3 million pairs in the first half of 2013 compared to the same period in the previous year, with the total value increasing by 14% to €320 million, leatherbiz.com reported.